Thousands of Nigerian Christians displaced as attacks continue

Please join us in continuing to pray for the church in Nigeria following the recent killing and kidnapping of Christians in northern areas. Following the slaughter of at least 22 believers in Benue state in the past three weeks, three others were murdered by Islamist terrorists in the same area on September 18, according toContinue reading Thousands of Nigerian Christians displaced as attacks continue

IRAN: Sara Ahmadi and Homayoun Zhaveh detained

Christian converts Sara Ahmadi (44) and her husband Homayoun Zhaveh (who is almost 64 and has advanced Parkinson’s disease) have been detained in Tehran’s Evin prison. They were sentenced in 2020 to eight and two years respectively in prison for their house-church activities, but when they presented themselves at the prison in June 2021 toContinue reading “IRAN: Sara Ahmadi and Homayoun Zhaveh detained”

AFGHANISTAN: One year on – how are Christians living under the Taliban?

  “Christians in Afghanistan live under daily threat and in danger,” said Shoaib Ebadi (pictured) an Afghan Christian, now living in Canada, who broadcasts into the country. “The fighting is ongoing. We hear that the Taliban are stopping people and wanting to search their mobile phones. The people are afraid.” Arman*, an Afghan Christian who is inContinue reading “AFGHANISTAN: One year on – how are Christians living under the Taliban?”

UGANDA: Muslim extremists kill three Christians in July attacks

UGANDA: Muslim extremists kill three Christians in July attacks UGANDA: Muslim extremists kill three Christians in July attacks Muslim extremists killed three Christians in separate attacks in Uganda in July, the latest in a long sequence of persecution incidents in the country documented by Morning Star News. Uganda is over 80% Christian and in general enjoys religiousContinue reading “UGANDA: Muslim extremists kill three Christians in July attacks”

Nigeria: ECWA reports six pastors killed, 27 members kidnapped since January

Nigeria: ECWA reports six pastors killed, 27 members kidnapped since January  03AUG2022NIGERIA Nigeria’s Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) denomination has reported that six pastors have been killed and 27 members have been kidnapped since the start of the year. The ECWA report states that the attacks were carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists. TheContinue reading “Nigeria: ECWA reports six pastors killed, 27 members kidnapped since January”

CHINA: Geng Zejun given eleven-month sentence

SHARE THIS  EMAILPosted on28JUL2022CategoriesCHINA House church pastor Geng Zejun was sentenced to eleven months in prison at the end of a seven-hour-long trial on 13 July. Pastor Geng was not present at Huinong District Court in Ningxia Autonomous Region in northern China for the trial, which was conducted by video link. He was charged with “organisingContinue reading “CHINA: Geng Zejun given eleven-month sentence”

‘The gospel in Nigeria cannot be preached without casualties’ 

Please pray for the safe return of Pastor Moses Dikko Usman who was abducted in northern Nigeria last week. It is understood that Moses, a clergyman in the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) denomination, was kidnapped by suspected Islamist militants in Kaduna state last Monday. His abduction is just the latest in a string of kidnappings andContinue reading ‘The gospel in Nigeria cannot be preached without casualties’ 

Christian mayoral candidate for a London borough has been sacked for expressing Christian beliefs on marriage as part of an election manifesto.

Christian mayoral candidate for a London borough has been sacked for expressing Christian beliefs on marriage as part of an election manifesto. Maureen Martin was running for Mayor of Lewisham but was dismissed by her housing association employer because of three complaints about her manifesto.  Maureen has now launched a legal challenge with the helpContinue reading “Christian mayoral candidate for a London borough has been sacked for expressing Christian beliefs on marriage as part of an election manifesto.”